Bryce & Zion Family Walking & Hiking Tour - Kids & Teens
Utah National Parks Adventure
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One second the geology is like a city skyline, the next it's another planet. Sometime it seems it's all a mirage. The colors, the plant life, the birds and animals, you're forever wondering how they all got here. It's a place that gets along pretty well without people. And as you walk, you'll be glad about that.
- Marvel at unparalleled natural beauty—weeping rocks and hanging gardens in a strange red-rock landscape carved by the Virgin River
- Hike amid Bryce's unusual hoodoos, spires and arches...a geologic treat of breathtaking shapes and colors
- Climb and rappel during a classic beginner-friendly course with canyoneering experts for the thrill of a lifetime (Just for kids)
- Ascend to new heights as you hit your stride on the way to impressive panoramic viewpoints high above the parks' iconic landmarks viewpoints
Day 1 Get your first taste of Zion National Park's grandeur on a picturesque hike to the Emerald Pools through cottonwood, box elder and Gambel oak trees | Behold the stunning views of towering rock formations, once sand dunes in one of the largest deserts on Earth | Discover the area's geologic history as you explore Zion Canyon | At day's end, a dip in the hotel pool may be just the ticket!
Day 2 Experienced canyoneering instructors show kids the ropes while adults wind their way through cool Refrigerator Canyon and up Walter's Wiggles to Scout Lookout, with views of massive cliffs and an impressive abyss | Take in the panorama of Zion Canyon before descending back to the valley floor | Take in the nightly star show from one of the few places left in the country to see naturally dark skies!
Day 3 Choose your adventure! | Explore one of Zion's many trails | Beat the heat and get wet on a spectacular trek that follows the inner gorge of the Virgin River | Opt for different canyon views on a hike to Observation Point | Or maybe a short morning stroll along the Pa'rus Trail sounds appealing | In the afternoon, wander through charming Springdale or lounge poolside at the hotel.
Days 4-6 The Fairyland Loop drops you into a seldom-visited section of Bryce Canyon National Park | Feeling young? You will next to bristlecone pines, some of the oldest living organisms on Earth | Kids step back in time with local cowpokes to explore the canyon rim on mule | Discover the otherworldly wonderland of Queen’s Garden, where you'll find the world's highest concentration of hoodoos | Grab your camera and a seat on the canyon rim to watch the sun set or rise over Bryce | A scenic drive brings you to some of Bryce's far-flung destinations, like Rainbow Point | Enjoy the morning sun on a hike along the canyon rim for dramatic vistas of the surrounding wild landscape.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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Gather your favorite people to share a Backroads adventure on a ready-to-book Private Trip - featuring all the legendary Backroads hallmarks from expert leaders to unforgettable activities. You can pick from the selection of dates below for your group; some dates are only available for 16 or more guests while other dates are available for 8 or more guests. If your party has fewer than 8 guests, or your preferred date is not available, we'll create a departure just for you. Call or email us to reserve your date.
Private Trip Pricing
- 10 or more Guests: from $2,699 pp dbl occ
- 9 Guests: from $3,099 pp dbl occ
- 8 Guests: from $3,299 pp dbl occ
- 2-7 Guests: Give us a call or reach out here!
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